“It’s important to be aware of what’s going on in the world and to think about how you can start to make a difference, even when you’re a kid.”
Addressing a one-day Stakeholders' Consultative Conference yesterday in Monrovia, Vice President Joseph N.
The West Africa Network of Peace building (WANEP) Tuesday commenced a three-day training on 'Peace building and confl
Liberian women have re-echoed their call for robust steps to be taken by the government, especially the judiciary, to
"Women continue to play a major role in the efforts for peace.
One after the other, women visiting their sick friend Aïssatou Baïlo Diallo, a 42-year-old teacher in Guine
Two years ago, Sierra Leone's government invited the women's movement to draw up a bill to usher in the quota system
Malawi President Joyce Banda and Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf delivered blunt advice Monday to those seek
Violence against females is the most widely reported violent crime in the West African country of Liberia, affecting
Liberia's civil wars are often mistakenly perceived as marking the beginning of widespread violence against women and
As Liberian women continue to enjoy the country's political honeycomb (sweetness), with a substantial representation
UN Women has donated US $3 million to the Sirleaf Market Women's Fund (SMWF) for the construction of eight markets in
The Women Situation Room WSR, with the theme "Peace in our Hands" will be officially launched by President
The only female aspirant for the Chairmanship of the Kailahun District Council in the November 17 pol
The Federal Government will soon develop a roadmap for the full implementation of the United Nations Security Council
In a time of global political combustion, with calls for democracy sparking mass demonstrations, self-immolations and
The government of Mali on Wednesday formally asked the International Criminal Court to investigate atrocities attribu
The Ministry of Women and Children Affairs (MOWAC) has developed a national action plan to give more protection and s
We, members of the Senegalese Feminist Forum, would like to express our full support for the Malian people and especi
How much has really changed since NGO Save the Children, and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) published a report that sh
I would like to situate my ideas within the geo-political context of the popular uprisings that continue to take plac
On one Sunday morning, Madam Mary Haruna and her two daughters went to a nearby church in Jos for their weekly devoti
For June, in which the China has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations on the situations
The United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) in collaboration with several civil organizations has ended a week-long
The adoption by Côte d'Ivoire's parliament of a law on equality between legally married couples has sparked ang
Female aspirants for the November 17th General Elections drawn from all four Districts of Bo, Moyamba ,Pujehun and Bo
Farima Samake, a widow living in the village of Gwelekoro in the south of Mali, regrets obeying her husband when he t
The guilty verdict on 11 counts of aiding and abetting war crimes and crimes against humanity of former Liberian pres
Increasing numbers of Malian women are being raped by Tuareg rebels and armed groups that have swept across the north
Mali is suffering from a threefold crisis, encompassing security issues as well as humanitarian and political concern
Jessica Horn: Were there any early warnings that this crisis would emerge?
A senior United Nations official today strongly condemned the reported acts of sexual violence committed against Mali
Malian women gathered in Bamako at a rally on Saturday (April 7) after leaders of Mali's coup and neighbouring countr
In the wake of ethno-religious crises in the country, wife of the Vice President, Hajiya Amina Sambo, has tasked wome
Northern Mali is on the brink of a major humanitarian disaster and aid agencies must be allowed immediate access to a
The United Nations (UN) Women in Liberia has dedicated two peace huts to the women of Weala, Margibi County and the w
Mali's junta on Wednesday accused rebels controlling the northern city of Gao of grave human rights abuses, in partic
For April, in which the United States has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations on the si
The Representative of the Mano River Union (MRU) in Cote d' Ivoire, Angui T.
“I commend Ghana for being among the top contributors of women police officers to United Nations peacekeeping o
In order to further ensure peaceful co-existence among the two major religions in the country, Muslim women under the
The Executive Director of Ark Foundation, Mrs.
To gain field-based knowledge on how gender-based violence (GBV) should be taken into account in future peace process
Women constitute 51% of Sierra Leone's population, yet only 16 out of 112 elected parliamentarians are women.
As the public relations officer of the All Political Parties Women Association, APPWA Gertrude Karimu stated last wee
The women sat on plastic chairs arranged in a circle, some breast feeding, others with small children at their feet.
“I was raped during the war by three men.
The United Nations Security Council Resolution 1509 adopted on 16 September authorized the setting up of a peacekeepi
While women are not new to politics, women's presence and faces in politics have become increasingly more commonplace